From hiō (“yawn, gape”).
hīscō (defective conjugation)
- (intransitive) I yawn, gape, open.
- (intransitive) I open the mouth, mutter, murmur.
- (transitive) I speak, utter.
- This verb is defective, with only those forms based on the first principal part.
- hisco in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
- hisco in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
- hisco in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français [Illustrated Latin-French Dictionary], Hachette